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brown: new details emerge about the affair that led to the resignation of c.i.a. director david petraeus and about when the f.b.i. first uncover evidence of it. good evening. i'm geoffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight we get the latest on the time line as we know it and the implications for the intelligence agecy. >> brown: then gay rights add voaks won their first victory at the ballot box last week. ray suarez examines the significance of voters in three states approving same-sex marriage. of >> when they see us on their front doorstep >> ifill: special correspondent john tulenko tells the story of teachers coming to the rescue of families in storm-ravaged new jersey. knocking and they realize it's us and we're here to see if they're okay, their faces lit up. >> brown: and we have three reports about veterans, beginning with a pro publica investigation into lost or destroyed combat records. >> ifill: then we talk with a veteran who has written about how we choose to remember those who serve. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with first-t
at georgia brown's. >> the people have been actually calling the staunt since it the election has already been over. >> reporter: while businesses around town prepare to cash in, amy london's crossing her fingers. if she doesn't get the five grand. >> $3,000 i'm hoping. exciting. >> the presidential inauguration, by the way, is scheduled for monday, january 21st, which is also the public holiday for the birth day of martin luther king. >>> just days after the presidential election, the supreme court announced it will review a key part of the voting rights act. the justices agreed to hear a constitutional challenge to the part of the landmark act that requires 16 states with a history of discrimination in voting to get federal approval before making any changes in the way those states hold lakeses. well, the justices say they will look at whether that provision is outdated annan fair since the voting rights act was put into place more than 40 years ago. >>> and coming up next at 5:00, more fallout from the scandal involving general david petraeus. we'll show you how the nba discovered the
leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder than what we saw yesterday at this time. frost advisory. >> there are frost advisories posted as well. they were listed at 8:00, but it is chilly up there. temperatures range from 56 degrees to 63. it's on the chilly side for the bay area finance on time. a very nice sunday. we will have the entire forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you. california democrats in powerful positions they have been in decades after tuesday's election. >> is a super majority enabling them to pass tax increases without a single republican vote. republicans held the last super majority back in 1933. all this follows the campaign. that's a record levels of spending here in california. a few wealthy people spent tens of millions of dollars with mixed results. tom cyrus and $32 million in support of proposition 39 which did pass. charles munger spent $29 millio
'll be right back. ,, this time - at an assisted living facility. brown: headache!.. ((butt t) all of the sudden you got me people than you can feed and what else can we expecth a new democratic supermajory in sacramento. "if you didn't try your bes, people were going to die." and honoring the men and won who went to war. the welcome back to eyewitness news this morning. the time is _ _ _. it's sunday, nover 11-th. good morning, i'm phl matier. i'm anne makovec. a lot to k about in the next half-hour. (chat about stories, upcomig guests) >>> welcome back to eyewitness news. we're looking at a cold stao our sunday morning. we saw frost advisories we have a lot to take about in the next half hour. power shift in sacramento and washington, d.c. chair of republican party will be here. i'm sure this guy has been licking his wounds. >> not just on the national level but the state level. we are trying to find out if there is a party left in the republican party. former state assembly speaker willie brown sits down with us and talking about the upside of the super majority. when you get do
in benghazi. petraeus could still be called to testify despite his resignation. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. brown is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign finance violation charges. he resigned from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a quiet neighborhood is rocked by a deadly explosion and it could mean that dozens of people will lose their homes. details next as we check national and world headlines. >> it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy sit hitt and still see many are waking up in the dark and cold. with have the latest from the storm coming up -- it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy hit and still many are waking up in the dark and cold. >>> an independent neighborhood devastated by a massive house explosion. two people were killed and seven others hurt late saturday night. the blast and subsequent fire sent many residents running for safety in just their pajamas. in all, 80 homes were damaged
in the house. >> former chairman kwame brown will be sentenced in a few days. u.s. attorney general ron machen promised to root out public corruption. he's only recommending six days in jail over three weeks. what message does this send? >> well, richard leon is the federal judge that will pronounce sentence on kwame brown, former city council chairman tuesday, and many people i'm talking to won't be surprised if he doesn't do something unprecedented and doesn't take the recommends of the u.s. attorney. it's considered much toilinet yet and does not send a message to other -- much too lenient and does not send a message to other officials about public corruption and you'll remember that kwame brown came late and didn't report and many people feel that was offensive to the court. so it might not be six days. it might be somewhat longer, much longer. >> i guess we'll find out tuesday. fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin, as always, thank you. >>> just ahead tonight, there was another veterans day service in arlington today to pay tribute to a fallen story. we've got his story and we're highligh
. >> the los angeles lakers made a bold, impatient and surprising move today, firing head coach mike brown just five days into the season. that is the equivalent of firing an nfl coach halfway through the fourth quarter of week #1. there -- the lakers are 1-four five games in. >> big money world. >> do you think he needed to go? >> i cannot figure out why they brought him back at all. >> stay with us. >> here is what we are working on for 11:00. some of us are versed in the fiscal cliff, but are we all? we will have some interesting perspectives for you. plus, ray lewis has been sidelined, but tonight, the new ambition he is tackling. >> the weekend looks like it is shaping up tremendously. >> so pretty. >> temperatures well up into the 60's, a little cloud cover tomorrow morning. sunday, great weather for football. mid-60's on monday. showers arrive tuesday along with a cold front. by wednesday, temperatures will be back in the low-50's. >> that is our news. thank you for joining us. >> nbc nightly news with
25 ft.. this was just after midnight. investigators stated that his car was traveling west brown would win over overpass and crashed through a real and then fell 25 ft. and it flipped upside down. here's a picture coming through. the fire department were able to get them out of the car and they only suffered minor injuries. police air still try to fit rock cause a crash. >>it is 6:19 a.m. and we are showing you a candlelight vigil in memory of a 19 year-old who was killed at this abandoned building in hayward. police found the body inside and it was a empty car repair shop. his family once the justice and it was the killer found. they're asking anybody in the community with information to come for. >>he was a good guy and he had no enemies. we're so shocked that this happened to him. he was so loved. he had kids and a girlfriend. >>he was last they live in his house on october 21st and his pfather reported him missing. they are still treating this as a mudder. >>a neighbor help police to prevent a burglar from happening. she saw three teenagers jumped a fence and go into our hous
and next to a four year contract to replace mike brown. the deal to sign him came late last night two days after brown was fired five games into the season. he got the job over former lakers coach phil jackson. the 11 times in the nba champion coach discussed a possible return. instead they but with the new coach. he coached the new york for the past three seasons resigning last march. we will be back on the kron 4 morning news thursday live look on this monday morning from the san mateo bridge. no problems getting across the bridge. george has more on your traffic this morning. the timing is4:52. we will be right back. >> some entertainment news. the justin bieber may be on the market. >> here are the tales in hollywood minute. >> they have been the power couple of teen pop justin bieber and selena gomez. the two broke up more than a week ago. the fans saw the writing on the twitter wall. two weeks ago the 18 year- old singer to it this fall with the caption just me. dorothy gale dancing down the yellow brick road off to see the wizard in this blue dress. the dress worn by judy garland in
to be cold blooded. >> former house speaker, brown, has advice, find your own minimajorrity. >> don't stay within the party. go look for those 5 republicans who were mistreated by their leadership when they were in charge and they can now, obviously, gain favors. >> reporter: the chairman of the republican party says conservative leaders will be spectators over the next two years. >> more jobs lost, the economy down in who years, people will want answers. republicans notom need to have the answers but they need to spend the time in the districts today. >> as for the governor, his own party now has the ability to override his vetoes and the ability to raise taxes on their own. >> i voted for it. the only way to raise a tax is ask the people. >> leno said they will close the loopholes and the focus is is not on increasing taxes, republicans call that a bluff. >> the first tax increase, the next tax increase is never the last tax increase. the last time california had a super majority was back in tphaep33 and that time it was the republicans in power. the new legislators will be sworn in on
. >> i would also say he runs against scott brown for kerry's seat and then massachusetts can get itself another governor and we have that in play also. so there is deval patrick running against scott brown. >> it all comes to massachusetts once again. >> the two posts are who replaces lisa jackson and steven chu at energy. the president, i don't think the climate change bill is in the works. but the epa has big powers over coal and emission. it will be important. i don't know who is on the short list. >> definitely. not so much jackson, but chu you're excited to see leave because it became such a part of the discourse. >> geithner is critically important here. i assume he's going to stay through the fiscal cliff in order to just see that through. but again, that's going to be a really big appointment in terms of thinking about how is this president thinking about monetary policy going forward. any sense on that? >> they've said or hinted strongly that geithner will stay on through the fiscal cliff. god, i hate that term. through the negotiations over the tax cuts and the spending seques
center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> a maryland soldier stationed in afghanistan didn't let distance or time keep him from reading to hundreds of local students. tim tooten has the story. >> it was billed as an ordinary veterans guest reader's day at overlook school. students headed to the cafeteria to wait for their guest. little did they know that staff sergeant tim ott would read to them from 6,000 miles away from afghanistan. his two children had front-row seating. >> that was kinda cool. >> pretty cool? was it great to see him again? >> yeap. >> did you know he was going to read to you? >> yeap. >> the questions moved quickly from the flag to topics like food. >> the boys and girls here at overlook would like to know what you eat while you are there. >> my meals are pretty good. >> i think it's really cool because i know he likes to come up here and be with the kids, try to have lunch with them. veterans day is so important to us so this was huge for tim. i think he was more excite
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selective. as far as california legislature, willie brown gender -- gerrymandered us with democrats controlling. are broken overspent and overtaxed. our senators are not helping us. guest: i actually don't think i am being that selected. lyndon johnson on the civil rights act, had great support from the northern democrats and the western democrats. was able to overcome the southern democrats opposition with the help of the republican party. i said that about everett dirksen so i am not really being that selected. i do think my book touches a bark -- upon the origins of the problems we have today, the toxic politics of america started in the late 1970's. one of the problems, very frankly, was the opposite -- was proposition 13 in 1978, the tax revolt that rolled in from california. i think the first basic no-tax pledge, the revolt of 1978, has been greatly responsible for california's decline. host: in the incoming term in the senate, there will be a record number of women, 20 women in all, serving in the senate. your book focuses primarily on men. do you see a shift in the operation
that were so severe governor jerry brown said today new taxes were the only option. >> in california you can only cut schools and university so much. nd then people say enough already. >> prop 30 temporarily raises the state sales tax in some areas to more than 9%. it also hikes state income taxes for those making more than 250,000 a year to the highest levels in the nation. >> but parents and educators now have another concern. prop 30 doesn't guarantee that all new tax money will actually end up going to schools. that's because the mun goes-- money goes into the state's general fund where there are many computing interests. >> what's your name? >> so parents like shana landsberg are going to be watching closely. >> if they think that the money is not actually getting to the schools, i don't think will you be able to go back and ask for money again for education for a long, long time. >> let's go, let's win. >> reporter: it was a hard fought campaign. and many teachers woke up wednesday morning unsure if they would get a taxpayer reprieve. but the measure passed with 54% of the vote. >> at
are the inspiration for " cruncher " in the 1960's. they are planning on inspiration for " brown sugar ". in the 1960's. it is expected to fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars for these letters. >> it 30's with the 30's in pleasanton 40's by the bay and as we take a look at tomorrow a gorgeous day with lots of sunshine. >> that is it for us but will be back at 11:00 p.m. and hope to see you again. goodbye.
"sesame street." as terrell brown reports, the character's puppeteer is fighting allegations of a sexual relationship with an underaged boy. >> reporter: to millions of young children,le moe elmo is . kevin clash is the man behind the fuzzy red puppet. and according to this documentary, turned elmo into a cultural phenomenon. >> i knew that elmo should represent love. just kissing and hugging. >> reporter: clash, 52, is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old boy. his accuser, now 23, told "sesame street's" producers in june that they began having a relationship seven years ago. in a statement, sesame workshop said "we conducted a thorough investigation and found the allegation of underage conduct to be unsubstantiated. our investigation did reveal that kevin exercised poor judgment and violated company policy regarding internet usage and he was disciplined." clash has taken a break from "sesame street," so he can defend himself from what he called false and defamatory accusations. "i am a gay man. i had a relationship with the accuser. it was between two consenting adults and i am dee
of scott brown, the former governor in hawaii, heather wilson in new mexico. they could not win because of their party's brand. and they couldn't win because of their party's brand. conversely look at moderate democrats running in very, very republican states. heidi hide acamp won. joe done -- donnelly won. this is, you know, one side's brand contaminates all of their candidates, even the ones that have no culpability whatsoever in some of the exotic excesses of the party. and one party's not having that pulling back. yeah, we're going to hear a bunch of people with i.q.'s lower then room temperature say mitt romney lost because he wasn't conservative enough. but i think after republicans go through their seven stages of grief, and then they can get to the point where they can make some changes that that are going to need if they're going to be a party to the future. stuart? >> thanks, charlie. let me echo charlie's remarks. enjoibing here. appreciate you're here to listen to us. we're trying to say something interesting and thoughtful and novel. hours after the polls close. i think cha
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. that black and brown people are a substantial part of not just our economy, but also the political discourse. sure, there are going to be people who are not going to like that who are going to don't to pretend it doesn't happen. >> amen, miss finney. thanks to steve, karen and perry. coming up on "hardball," chris matthews digs into the gop's alternate universe. that's just ahead at 5:00. >>> up next, we try to make dollars and cents out of military spending. stay with us. into their work, their name on the door, people who are not going to like dollars and cents out of small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small. constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. people who are not going to like dollars and cents out of [ male announcer ] it'
and it's 1-4 in the regular season, so the front office fired second year coach mike brown. the lakers are loaded with high priced talent who have not produced wins, so they say. >> and we now know who is going to write the new star wars sequel. the job goes to michael arndt who wrote the hugely successful screenplay for toy story three. the film is scheduled for release in 2015. >>> there's been an outpouring of financial support to help people recover from superstorm sandy, but unfortunately, there are people out there who may take advantage of your generosity and take your money in the wake of that disaster. cnn's drew griffin investigates emerging internet scams. >> reporter: the scams start according to internet security specialists even before the storms form. as soon as the national weather service announces names to be used for upcoming hurricanes, the internet is abuzz, registering those very names for their domains. >> you have no idea who these people are, and what you notice is that they do register hundreds of these domains trying to trick people to go to these domains and
under then-governor brown who was known partially for this in the doons bury as governor moon beam. but he got it passed, so every new building in california had to meet energy efficiency standards. it's made california very efficient. these are the kinds of things, and as i said, portman and shaheen have been working on a compromise on this. these are the kinds of things we can do to make ourselves energy independent. my view, look, katrina -- sorry, sandy gave some impetus to dealing with climate change. and i said in new york we're going to pay for climate change one way or the ore. we can pay for it after each natural disaster. we in new york have had 50 -- sorry, we have had three or four hundred-year disasters -- sorry, i'm phrasing it wrong. we have had in the last three or four year, we have had once in 100-year disasters. with irene, with sandy. and so, you know, i think it will give some impetus to deal with climate change, but even if we can't reach compromise on that, there's lots of things in energy that we can reach compromise on, and that would be on the agenda. and
fired mike brown after a poor start to the season. >> heather: killing two people in indianapolis. force of last night's blast damaged three dozen other homes. fire lieutenant saying the scene looks like a war zone. seven other victims were taken to the hospital with injuries. the names of the two people were killed have not yet been released. >> gregg: in recent years the obama administration and wall street have endured what might be described as an uneasy if not shaky relationship. the dow is back to its pre-recession levels right now but some of the president's rhetoric using terms like fat cat bankers prompted top executives to contribute millions if not tens of millions to governor romney's campaign. some are asking if wall street can get along and mend fences with president obama. joining us is brenda buttner anchor of fox's "bulls and bears." after being demonized by spending money. >> a lot of it. >> now that it is all over. in the words of rod can i king can we all get along? >> the financial services spent $61 --61 million on romney's campaign. but we really saw what wall stre
virginia, vice president, nancy brown from california. national secretary, mary buckler from indiana. we also have several national past president of the american legion auxiliary joining us today. i would like for them to stand and be recognized. with us today is the national commander of the sons of the american legion. chris huntsinger from pennsylvania b. please, standing recognize. in addition, several of the men present ticket their lives to be national commander of the sons of the american legion. gentlemen, would you please stand and be recognized? most importantly, i would like to take this opportunity to introduce and thank my wonderful wife vicki and, my best friend. vicki? [applause] a month from now u.s. citizens will go to the polls across the country and cast ballots in the general election. we will be focused on the grate lansky beyond the beltway. that is where i come from. that is where you will find the american legion. you will find the american legion in rural towns of the west may have -- helping veterans meet the four-hour trip to a medical center. boasting more th
.reports, as terrell brown reports, the a character's puppeteer is fighting allegations of a sexual relationship with an underage boy. >> reporter: to millions of young children, elmo is iconic. the fuz kevin clash is the man behind the fuzzy red puppet. a and according to this documentary, turned elmo into a cultural phenomenon. >> i knew elmo should represent kis love, just kissing and hugging.52 >> reporter: clash 52 is h accused of having sex with a 16-year-old boy. his accuser, now 23 told sesameet's" pro street's producers in june that beg they began having a relationship seven years ago. in a statement, sesame workshop said we conducted a thorough c investigation and found the allegation of underage conduct ge con to be unsubstantiated. our investigation did reveal that kevin exercised poor judgment and violated company policy regarding internet usage s and he was disciplined. clash has taken a break from an sesame street so he could defend himself from what we calls false and defamatory accusations. i am a gay man. i had a relationship with the accuser he said. it was b
and the brown. we must not repeal the trav i of the inequities present during vietnam. i fear having a professional army that views the per pet was of war crimes as simply doing its job. the incident for which kerry was award the silver star came into question. he was given the star because during a firefight he shot an enemy fight more was armed with a rocket launcher. but a group called swift boat vets for truth claimed kerry shot a vietnam teenager who was not part of a superior force. in 2006 kerry made this statement to a group of college students in southern california. >> we are here to talk about education but i want to say something. education -- if you make it most it and study hard and do your homework and make an effort to be smart, you can do well. if you don't you get stuck in iraq. >> reporter: the criticism to that was loud and it was often. john considery said he botched that joke, he did not mean to be critical of the soldiers serving in iraq. he meant that to be aimed at president bush. megyn: i'm joined by andy card, the former white house chief of staff under pre
assertiveness basically. the same thing that elizabeth warren faced in scott brown, which was to sneer at her as an elite professor, which really got to me. it means we started teaching about the same time. for women of color and the entire united states teaching the, two blacks, one nation, one latina. and that is not so long ago. a few years afterwards i went into the classroom and having mostly men in a classroom, most of whom on election night before the election was decided i had to turn us in a classroom and was filled with that romney's. i woke up to a brand-new world. this is the way law schools looked when i was coming out. when you first started teaching to the woman, when he lived in massachusetts he didn't just say professor, he said blake though you could really profess anything. i really rocketed me back. so i think in addition to the mockery generally and the electorate, in addition to the demeaning of women generally, you sort of have a celebrated when were hired, but it's also a double whammy in a political setting. >> i'm in washington. it's an interesting place. i love d.c.
've got, the incumbents who lost, the one incumbent we have lost so far, scott brown, in a state that obama won with 60%. and, of course, the two most notable democrats were jon tester and claire mccaskill. we saw the same thing in the senate. >> one thing when you talk about mccaskill and you talk about on donnelly in indiana can a large part of the is republican candidate. since i was a very young reporter, wiseguy, the candidates election is a big important for of the game. i think that if you took the two things, if you went back to last january, if a candidate, election and money, what's going to route the coming election and everyone would say super pacs. they threw so much money at this race and yet at the end democrats and an excellent team of candidates and republicans had a few losers are various reasons, and it showed on election night. that was one big lesson that i took away. it has nothing to do with philosophy, or geography or demography. just how pros can change the view by doing their jobs right. >> like a state like north dakota where heidi heitkamp did an excel
his head back and roar. and i thought, i could do that. motown, james brown, you name it. so much music. of course, hank williams. i parents used to play a lot of hank williams. that is it. >> the same. my upbringing was made into a world -- i am sure roger heard this music, but i was made to sit and listen to sinatra, of duke ellington, and when you heard ella fitzgerald sing, nobody has ever come close to her. in a sense, every young singer of the day has to be compared to her. later artists like aretha franklin, and then when i started to listen to the blues. how we wilallie wolf. roger does a great howling wolf. probably not. now using like a bird. and the guitar player is an extraordinary guitar player. often these guys in the background. i have trained to listen to the background. we share a lot of stuff. i would not call myself a musicologist. i would say i did not have any barriers whatsoever. i listened to everything. on the plane last night i was listening to niketti as i ate my spaghetti. [laughter] >> how did you all meet and decide to form a band? i had a band way bac
legislature, willie brown gender -- gerrymandered us with democrats controlling. are broken overspent and overtaxed. our senators are not helping us. think i actually don't am being that selected. lyndon johnson on the civil rights act, had great support from the northern democrats and the western democrats. was able to overcome the southern democrats opposition with the help of the republican party. i said that about everett dirksen so i am not really being that selected. i do think my book touches a bark -- upon the origins of the problems we have today, the toxic politics of america started in the late 1970's. one of the problems, very frankly, was the opposite -- was proposition 13 in 1978, the tax revolt that rolled in from california. i think the first basic no-tax pledge, the revolt of 1978, has been greatly responsible for california's decline. host: in the incoming term in the senate, there will be a record number of women, 20 women in all, serving in the senate. your book focuses primarily on men. do you see a shift in the operations or the decorum in the senate with so many
brown and elizabeth warren discourage to the sort of thing, so their wishes were respected to a certain extent. but on the other hand, they raise a lot of money themselves. a lot of these outside groups may have thought their money was better spent in another race. host: the massachusetts senate race, about $6.4 million, according to the hr that you can find -- to that chart that you can find our reporting from the sunlight foundation. guest: i the number one was virginia. you can see how much money was spent in that race right at the top. host: the virginia senate race, $50 million -- $50.5 million in the virginia race. guest: outside spending. host: followed by wisconsin at $42.5 million and ohio and indiana coming in at $31.4 million. patti is on the republican line in washington. caller: i noticed a list that you have for donations. none of them are listed by, center for american progress, or planned parenthood, or any of those getting direct money from the government, our tax money. i would like to know how come there is no investigation into these entities. guest: i think what she
defeated senate candidate who would love to run for the open seat, scott brown, if kerry were to become secretary of state. it is true the foreign relations and foreign affairs committee have shown a little less influence as far as how far and policy is conducted. >> always good to use this as a reporting and opportunity. we don't know from our book whether it is menendez or boxer who would take the job -- who would it be? >> i suspect it would be menendez. i do not think to >> i suspect it would be menendez. i do not think boxer wants to give up energy and public works. i doubt she would want to do that. i think kerry's chances of becoming secretary of state increased when susan rice kind of flubbed her media response to the attack in benghazi, and she was already not well liked on the hill among republicans. recently when i saw former senator chuck hagel say nice things about bob kerrey who was re-running in nebraska, i thought, what in it be an interesting choice for the president to make? someone who was a longtime member of the foreign relations committee and who is very smart and
. host: he predicted a landslide. guest: he predicted sharon brown would have to find a new job. he predicted bill nelson would lose in florida. he got every single thing wrong but at least the next day he said i was wrong. carl rove has yet to say that. host: do you have another book in the works? guest: i have one in the works. you can follow me at billpress.com. host: thanks for stopping by. guest: it's always fun. >> this is 45 minutes. did not happen what tuesday? they had -- and got an affirmation of policies in the direction the president had articulated. there was not much reticulation there but i think they showed two things. politically, they are superior in terms of their ability to get their vote to the table and secondly, from a policy standpoint especially with the pickup in the senate of people, you look at the city, one of those four walls that the republicans needed to pick up two seats was a profound effort as well. it kind of makes the policy discussion take on a very different hue. for the republicans it was one of those come dejesus moments politically were the
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